Los Angeles (USA), June 21 (EFE). Composer Diane Warren, director Peter Weir and director and screenwriter Ozan Balsey will receive this year’s Honorary Academy Awards, the Hollywood Academy announced Tuesday in a statement that also gave details of actor Michael. J Fox will receive the Jane Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
The Honorary Academy Awards, also known as the Hollywood Academy Governors Awards, are held annually in a low-key, non-television event that brings together a small number of invited guests to celebrate the careers of people who have contributed to the legacy of the Seventh Art.
The 13th edition of the Governors Awards will take place on November 19, 2023 in Los Angeles (USA).
There, Fox will receive a special award in recognition of the humanitarian contributions of prominent figures in the world of cinema.
In addition to participating in such titles as “Back to the Future,” “The Secret of My Success,” “Iron Hearts,” “Doc Hollywood,” and “The Good Wife,” the actor opened a foundation in the year 200 to investigate. Causes and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, which has become the main entity of the field.
David Rubin, president of the foundation, said in a statement: “The call for Michael J.
For their part, the other three honorary Academy Awards will go to a composer, director and filmmaker.
In Warren’s case, the songwriter has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song thirteen times, the first being in 1987, although this would be the first figurine she’d ever get home.
She is the author of songs such as “Nothing Will Stop Us Now”, “Because You Loved Me”, “How I Live”, “I Don’t Want to Lose Nothing” and “Until It Happens to You”; He has collaborated with the likes of Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Carlos Santana and Whitney Houston.
On the other hand, Australian Ware is responsible for such classics as “Dead Poets Club”, “The Truman Show”, “Mosquito Coast” and “The Year We Langiously”.
Finally, in 1983, writer and director Balsey became the first black person to win the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival with “Sugar Cane Alley,” a low-budget film that also won the César Award for Best Debut.
With “An Arid White Station” (1989), Balsey became the first black woman to direct a film for a major Hollywood studio, MGM Factory, with Marlon Brando in the lead role.
“His revolutionary significance is rooted in the history of cinema,” said Rubin. EFE
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